assembly Bill A1029

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires motor vehicle liability insurance policies to include supplemental spousal liability coverage unless the insured declines such coverage in writing

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Current Bill Status Via S9367 - On Floor Calendar


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 substituted by a1029
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
passed senate
May 31, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1724
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 20, 2022 referred to insurance
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1724
substituted for s9367
May 31, 2022 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 23, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.286
rules report cal.286
reported
May 11, 2022 reported referred to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to insurance
Jan 07, 2021 referred to insurance

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A1029 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9367
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3420, Ins L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10137, S7223
2013-2014: A1055, S1912
2015-2016: A2471, S1158, S6574
2017-2018: A31, S3141
2019-2020: A205, S3065

A1029 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires motor vehicle liability insurance policies to include supplemental spousal liability coverage unless the insured declines such coverage in writing.

A1029 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1029
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CAHILL, WALKER -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Insurance
 
 AN ACT to amend the insurance law,  in  relation  to  the  provision  of
   supplemental  spousal  liability  insurance to persons who are insured
   for loss resulting from the ownership, maintenance and use of a  motor
   vehicle

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subsection (g) of section 3420 of  the  insurance  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  584  of  the  laws  of 2002, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (g) [No] (1) EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN  PARAGRAPH  TWO  OF  THIS
 SUBSECTION,  NO policy or contract shall be deemed to insure against any
 liability of an insured because of death of or injuries to  his  or  her
 spouse or because of injury to, or destruction of property of his or her
 spouse   unless  express  provision  relating  specifically  thereto  is
 included in the policy [as provided in paragraphs one and  two  of  this
 subsection].  This  exclusion shall apply only where the injured spouse,
 to be entitled to recover,  must  prove  the  culpable  conduct  of  the
 insured spouse.
   [(1) Upon written request of an insured, and upon payment of a reason-
 able premium established in accordance with article twenty-three of this
 chapter, an] (2) (A) EVERY insurer issuing or delivering any policy that
 satisfies the requirements of article six of the vehicle and traffic law
 shall  provide  coverage  IN SUCH POLICY against liability of an insured
 because of death of or injuries to his or her spouse up to the liability
 insurance limits provided under  such  policy  even  where  the  injured
 spouse,  to  be  entitled to recover, must prove the culpable conduct of
 the insured spouse, UNLESS THE INSURED ELECTS, IN WRITING  AND  IN  SUCH
 FORM AS THE SUPERINTENDENT DETERMINES, TO DECLINE AND REFUSE SUCH COVER-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01416-01-1